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Our partners at MSG Varsity will be live streaming Wednesday's Suffolk boys lacrosse finals from Stony Brook University on their website. Here's the schedule: Class C: Shoreham-Wading River vs. Bayport-Blue Point, 3 p.m. Class A: West Islip vs. Ward Melville, 5:30 p.m. Class B: Comsewogue vs. Sayville, 8 p.m....Read more »
No. 2 Syosset rallied to upset No. 1 Massapequa, 14-13, in the Nassau Class A final tonight at Hofstra. Five different players socred during a 6-0 run as Syosset came from down 12-8 to take a 14-12 lead with 3:08 to go. Jon Camposa (above) had four goals and an assist, Andrew Keith had three goals and an assist and John Diaz had two goals and three assists for the Braves. Ian Kirby had four goals...Read more »
Cold Spring Harbor repeated as Nassau Class C champions behind a balanced offensive attack. Sean Doyle (above) had two goals and three assists, Danny Simonetti had three goals and two assists, Allen Winkoff had three goals and an assist and Kevin Porzelt had three goals for the Seahawks (14-3). It is the fifth county title in seven years for Cold Spring Harbor, which faces the winner of tomorrow...Read more »
Tuesday’s Nassau Class B semifinal between No. 2 Manhasset and No. 3 Wantagh finished too late to appear in Wednesday’s paper so I wanted to provide some additional detail on what ended up being by far the best game of the day. The Warriors (15-3) played by far their best game of the season to upset the Indians, 17-11, setting up a rematch with Garden City in the finals. It is the first time Manhasset...Read more »
The rosters for the the seventh annual Under Armour All-America Lacrosse Classic were released this morning. Ten players from Long Island made the boys North team, including three from No. 1 nationally ranked Garden City. The full rosters for the senior squads can be found here. The Under Armour All-America Girls Classic is on Saturday, June 30 at 5 p.m. followed by the Boys Classic at 8 p.m at...Read more »
The U.S. Men's National Under-19 Lacrosse Team will compete in several June exhibition games against local all-star squads and host youth clinics at the sites. One of them will take place at Mitchell Field Stadium against a group of Long Island all-stars. The exhibition is set for 7 p.m. on June 16 with a clinic to follow on June 17 at Robbins Lane Field in Syosset. The clinic is offered to players...Read more »
On the same day that Chaminade lost its first game of the year, St. Anthony’s suffered its second, at the hands of Connecticut power Darien. That opened the door for West Islip to move into a familiar position – the top spot. The Lions’ only loss was by one goal to Chaminade early in the season and they have now won 11 in a row. West Islip wraps up the regular season with winnable games against...Read more »